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VOL. LIV 



WELLESLEY, MASS., OCTOBER 4, 1945 



NO. 2 



Outing Club Revels, 
Dance, Firelight Sing 
To Allure Freshmen 



Freshman to Participate 
In Rollicking, Frolicking 

Movies, Supper, Dancing 

"Swing your partners 'round 
the floor . . . promenade all, and 
dos y dos!" 

Freshmen, if you like moun- 
tain music, or for that matter, 
any kind of music, and feel a 
kinship for the great outdoors, 
then October 6 is the day to at- 
tend Outing Club's All-Out Day 
for Freshmen. Wear your blue- 
jeans and be at Alum promptly at 
4:30 to see colored slides and 
movies of former Outing Club 
trips. Supper will be cooked at 
the outdoor fireplace at 5:30, fol- 
lowed by an informal dance in 
Alumnae Hall at 8:30. Members 
of the Tech Outing Club will be 
guests of the day. 

The festivities also feature Dick 
Best (who sings in the style of 
Burl Ives) leading an after- 
supper firelight sing. Add to this 
the square dance demonstration, 
seventeen-piece orchestra and 
President M. A. Barrows' wel- 
come speech, and you have Out- 
ing Club's first post-war celebra- 
tion. 

At this point, perhaps you re 
wondering just a little about Out- 
ing Club. It doesn't, as one 
Freshman asked, have anything 
to do with the Campfire Girls. 
(No, vou can't earn your cooking 
badge' here.) The officers are 
many and versatile: M. A. Bar- 
rows", president; June Brundage 
'47, I.O.C.A. Wellesley representa- 



Former Teacher 

To Discuss Work 

Of Early Printer 

The work of William Caxton, 
the first English printer of the 
15th century, will be the main sub- 
ject of a lecture by Mrs. Laura 
Hibbard Loomis, former Professor 
in the Department of English 
Literature at Wellesley, on Tues- 
day, October 9, in Pendleton Hall 
at 7:30. Mrs. Loomis' talk on 
"Medieval London Bookshops," will 
also include a discussion of Paris 
bookshops and the Auchinleck 
Manuscript. 

Mrs. Loomis, whose specialty is 
the art and literature of the medi- 
eval period, taught Chaucer and 
the Arthurian Romance at Wel- 
lesley. Her book, Medieval Ro- 
mance in England — A Study of the 
Non-cyclic Metrical Romances, was 
included in the Wellesley College 
Semi-Centennial Series of 1942. 
This book deals with the versions, 
origins, and bibliographies of 39 
Medieval tales of Trial and Faith, 
Legendary English Heroes, and 
Love and Adventure. Another of 
her books, Three Middle English 
Romances, published in 1911, tells 
of the love story of King Horn, the 
heroic legend of Havelock, and 
the Viking tale of the 10th century 
of the Beves of Hampton. Of 
these three romances, she writes 



Edward Weeks, Mrs. Sharp 
Speak at Rally for War 
Fund Drive Held In Alum 



ec _ in her preface, "They form a dis- 

tive, and l.O.CA. exe SX * ,?„ tinctive group which reflects, more 

retary; Nancy -Meyers 4^ equip- n j> < oth ^ natiye 

merit and cabin; Julie Enefion ^^ En romance ." 

•47, food; Judy Roche 48, secre- A sma] , co „ ection of me(lie val 

tary-treasurer; Nancy Rankin 4b, fe made poSsible b contl . ibu . 

trips; Barbara Sittmger 46, pub- Loomis' classmates to 

licity; Em Hobart 46, winter established foi 



sports; Bev. Ayres '48, canoeing 
The board consists of: Nancy 
Plowman '48, Carol Glesmann |47, 
Bettv Bremer "47. Ann Parry 47, 
Nancy Blair '48, and Polly Whit- 

aker '46. . .. ■ A :„ 

The pioneer spirit innate in 
every outing clubber finds an out- 
let in the various trips. It is 
rumored that M. A. Barrows will 
be asked to justify the sanity of 
the group after her report that 
on the Mount Washington trip 
last spring they ate "broccoli and 
lobster on the highest pinnacle. 

Climaxing any outing club year 
is I.O.C.A. College Week, at 
which time various colleges send 
delegates to Lake Colden near 
Mt. Marcy in the Adirondacks. 
This year from September 12 
through September 19, groups 
from Cornell, Holyoke, Radcliffe, 
Harvard, M.I.T., Swarthmore, 
Skidmore, Bowdoin and Wellesley 
braved the early rains. Welles- 
(Covtinued on Page S, Column 5 
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Lehmann and Schwarz 
Will Discuss Atomic 
World at C. A. Panel 

"Culture and Religion in an 
Atomic World" is the subject to 
be presented bv Mr. Henry F. 
Schwarz, Mr. Paul L. Lehmann 
and a member of the faculty repre- 
senting the scientific view point 
at a panel discussion next Sunday 
evening at 7:30 in the Recreation 
Building. 

The discussion, sponsored by the 
Worship Committee of C. A., will 
be opened by the representative of 
the science department.^ She will 
give a suggestion of the importance 
of the use of atomic energy, and 
present the problem from the scien- 
tific viewpoint. 

Mr. Schwarz of the History De- 
partment will discuss the cultural 
aspects of the problem, and Mr. 
Lehmann of the Biblical History 
Department the religious aspects. 
A period of general discussion 
and quesions will follow. 

Students are urged to place 
their questions on the subject in 
the question box outside of the 
G. A. Office on the first floor of 
Founders. All interested are in- 
vited to attend the discussion. 



for the creation 
of a Loomis Collection of Medieval 
Literature October 8-15, will be on 
display in the Library October 8- 
15. The exhibit will include rare 
editions and manuscripts, as well 
as books by Mrs. Loomis. William 
Caxton and the First English Press 
by George Palmer Winship and 
two original leaves from the work 
of Caxton, one from the Polycroni- 
co nprinted in 1482 and the other 
(Continued on Page 3, Column 2) 



Cheers, Lamps 
Mark 1st Fall 
'45 Stepsinging 

Ellen Elizabeth Langdon is Song 
Leader for the blue-capped Class of 
1949, as announced at stepsinging 
Tuesday night, October 2. 

Ellen is from Little House, which 
is as it should be, according to Bar- 
bara Chapline, Senior Song Leader, 
who as well as Jan Young, Junior 
Song Leader, spent her freshman 
year in Little. 

Tuesday's gathering, the second 
stepsinging of tne year, was built 
around a theme which Chappie 
called "old favorites with a 
sprinkling of Wellesley songs," 
enabling the newcomers to join in 
the singing of songs they already 
knew. Bcause of the cold nights, 
the possibility of more stepsingings 
this autumn is doubtful. If there 
should be any more mild weather, 
Wellesley will continue to congre- 
gate on the Chapel steps Tuesday 
nights. 

The traditionar Freshman Seren- 
ade was held on the preceding 
Tuesday evening, September 25. As 
in previous years the Sophomores, 
Juniors and Seniors marched down 
from Green Hall arch, bearing 
lighted paper lanterns and singing 
their marching songs. Each class 
chanted its words of wisdom ami 
advice to the Freshmen. The Vil 
Juniors gave vent to their feelings 
by singing their own song. 

The class cheers were shouted 
over and over again. The Sopho- 
mores, with their new cheer, may 
be recorded as having made the 
loudest din. 

"I wonder if they're as excited 
as I was," was a remark heard 
many times in the throng of up- 
perclassmen waiting to parade 
from Green Arch. One black-gown- 
ed senior was heard to remark, 
"It's the same every year. The 
(Continued on Page 6, Column 5) 



Europe's Devastated and Starved Condition 
Emphasized in Plea to Support Campaign 



Students Vacate Ivory 
Tower for Summer Jobs 



Workroom Opens 

New Program Of 

Refugee Help 

The Work Room opens its 1945- 
46 season next Monday, October 
8, with the keynote of refugee 
aid, Betty Byrne, Work Room 
Publicity Head announced. Hours 
are from 8:30 to 12:30 six morn- 
ings each week. Any group of 
students numbering not less than 
six may apply for special hours. 
This year students will knit and 
sew for the Red Cross, French 
War Relief, and other organiza- 
tions for the aid of refugees. 

Students working a voluntary 
n umber of hours may knit in and 
outside the Work Room. A reg,- 
ularly scheduled time for work- 
ing, though not compulsory, would 
be preferred by the Officers. At 
least twenty students may occupy 
the room at one time. The Work 
Room will provide yarn for knit- 
ting sweaters, socks, mittens, and 
mufflers. 

Students not acquainted with 
the location of the Work Room 
will find it on the fourth floor of 
Green near the commuters' room. 
Workers will always find a fac- 
ulty member or head of house 
present to assist if needed. Faith 
Lehman, Head of Work, sug- 
gests that the various student 
clubs might find the Work Room 
an excellent place to hold their 
meetings and also aid in produc- 
ing clothing for Europe's ref- 
ugees. 

The respective classes will have 
the opportunity to have their in- 
dividual contributions shown to 
the entire student body. The 
Work Room Officers will place by 
the El table a figure of a child 
for each class. Articles of cloth- 
ing will be drawn on the figure 
to represent the number of hours 
of work done by the particular 
class. Each class may then see 
which class in this contest clothes 



"Impatience is something which 
all of us at home have less ex- 
cuse to have than any other na- 
tion," said Edward A. Weeks, Jr., 
Editor of The Atlantic Monthly, 
and guest speaker at a rally for 
the Wellesley Community War 
Fund drive held Sunday afternoon, 
September 30 at Alumnae Hall. 

"Even in good times," said Mr. 
Weeks, "September and October 
are irascibly impatient months," 
pointing out that in this season 
there is so little time to do all 
the things one wants to do. Be- 
cause conditions are becoming 
more critical, he said, there will 
be a larger volume of impatience 
abroad this year. 

European Reconstruction 

In an appeal for generous con- 
tributions in this drive, Mr. Weeks 
reminded his audience that acres 
of Holland are still under salt 
water, and that the beaches and 
fields of France are still covered 
with mines. The task involved in 
restoring these countries to their 
former geographic characters 
he said, is one of the many prob- 
lems involved in the reconstruc- 
tion of Europe, and one of the 
projects which will, in part, be 
financed by the money contributed 
in this "red feather" drive. 

"As the winter goes on." con- 
tinued Mr. Weeks, "we are bound 
to find ourselves more and more 
impatient with our allies." Speak- 
ing specifically of Russia, he said 
that Americans should consider 
that the Russians, having lost so 
many men and materials in this 
war, are "apt to be irascible," and 
that our policy should be to aid 
and understand, rather than to 
criticize. 

Rather than repeat the mistakes 
of our last post-war period, said 
Mr. Weeks, "we must now believe 
that we can live with security in 
a world which is getting smaller 
and smaller and more intense." 
Atomic Bomb 

"History is very kind to those 

who have lived in it, and so very 

cruel to those who are living," 

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their child first. Beside each fig- Dr. R. Emerson, UNRRA 

,- -, t-, ■• i r\ l ure tne Officers will post a state- 

Laurie Cutler, Jo Lamb, Mardy Edwards and Others ment of the value of hours in 

terms of clothing articles drawn 
on the child. The contest begins 



See Life in Newspaper, Drama, Radio, Reformatory 



Some of them were engaged, 
some of them were married, some 
of them got a head start on their 
careers . . . but whatever it was, 
Wellesley girls left college last 
summer after a year of hard work 
and fun and proved that they were 
not residents of an Ivory Tower, 
but citizens of the world. 

Jo Lamb '46 worked at the Fed- 
eral Reformatory for Women in 
Alderson, West Virginia, where 
all women federal prisoners are 
housed. "After working- one day 
in the Federal Reformatory," Jo 
said, "you cease to think of the 
inmates as criminals. They are 
people just like anybody else, but 
they've had a few tough breaks. 
In addition to working in the 
school building, the library, and 
the parole office, Jo was employed 
as a custodian officer. In this cap- 
acity she worked with the women! 
directly and helped them with 
their daily problems. The Fed- 
eral Reformatory is a model 
prison," stated Jo. "It's policy is 
treatment rather than punish- 
ment." 

Laurie Cutler '46 extended a 
month's internship with Jerry 
Kluttz, political columnist for the 
Washington Post and commenta- 
tor for NBC station in Washing- 
ton, into a full time summer job. 
Partly, but not entirely because 
he hails from Missouri. Mr. Kluttz 
has become an inside man in the 



Truman administration. On her 
first day in Washington Laurie met 
Henry Wallace and attended a 
closed session of Congress. "And 
no day after that, was an anti- 
climax," claims Laurel. "I made 
out a list of all the people I 
wanted to meet in Washington and 
sooner or later, my boss saw that 
I met them all." She assisted her 
boss in writing up the column, tak- 
ing charge of the funny stories, 
and did several stories on her own. 
"But there was nothing about the 
job that even looked like work." 
Mardv Edwards, '46, studied at 
the Priscilla Beach Theatre Colony 
in Plymouth. Mass., acted in four 
plays, danced in a ballet, painted 
flats, upholstered furniture, hung 
curtains, took tickets, and in gen- 
eral became "thoroughly steeped," 
as she said, "in the atmosphere 
of the theatre." The Priscilla 
Beach company presented three 
shows a week, two in Plymouth 
and one in Duxbury- All the act- 
ing was done by students under 
the guidance of six professional 
directors. Mardy played the role 
of the mother in Claudia and the 
young married woman in This 
Thing Called Love. She also ap- 
peared in two mysteries: Th<- 
Night of January 16 and Mr. and 
Mrs. North. In an old "temper- 
ance play, "Ten Nights in a Bar- 
Room," Mardy played the role of 
(Continued on Page U, Column 1) 



as soon as the Work Room opens 
Monday. This year's officers are: 

Miss Roche, Faculty Supervi- 
sor; Faith Lehman, President; 
Betty Byrne, Publicity Head; 
Fanny Pike, Head of Knitting; 
Martha Rutherford, Head of 
Clean-Up, and Betty Judd, Head 
of Attendance. 

Last year the Work Room 
turned out more than 800 knitted 
and sewn articles and 21,000 
dressings for the Red Cross, Bel- 
gian and Norwegian War Relief, 
and the Thompson Foundation. 
o 

Students Have Opportunity 
To Sew, Knit, or "Wait on" 

For French Relief Drive 

Miss Ruth E. Clark and Miss 
Andree Bruel. Professors of 
French, have indicated that a drive 
for French Relief has been ulanned. 

Those interested in sewing or 
knitting for the French should see 
Miss Bruel in the French office, 
where yarn and materials are cut 
and prepared for sewing on the 
machine or by hand. Students 
should give old clothes to Miss 
Clark in the French office. 

At the Free French Restaurant 
in Boston, waitresses are needed 
from 12:00 until 2:30 on weekdays. 
Paying guests are welcome to dine 
there on Thursday evenings or 
any noon for lunch. 



Expert, Will Describe 
Work of Reconstruction 

Dr. Rupert Emerson, alternate 
delegate to the United Nations Re- 
lief and Rehabilitation Adminis- 
tration conferences, will deliver 
the second in this year's series of 
Forum lectures in Pendleton Hall, 
Thursday, October 11 at 3:30 p.m. 
Dr. Emerson will speak on the 
purpose and function of UNRRA, 
the organization in which he has 
played a vital part. 

As the alternate to William 
Clayton, United States delegate, 
Dr. Emerson has attended all 
UNRRA conferences. In August 
he attended the UNRRA confer- 
ence in London as chief repre- 
sentative of the Foreign Economic 
Administration. 

Particularly interested in the 
problems created by the libera- 
tion of occupied Europe, Dr. Em- 
erson spent last winter on a tour 
of the continent with Judge Sam- 
uel Rosenman, Presidential ad- 
viser, making a study of the con- 
ditions there. Dr. Emerson also 
serves as the special assistant to 
the administrator on liberated 
areas and UNRRA affairs. 

Dr. Emerson received his B.A. 
degree at Harvard in 1921, and 
his Ph.D. from the London School 
of Economics in 1927. Formerly 
a professor of government at 
Harvard, he became a Lend-Lease 
Administrator in 1943. after this 
organiaztion was coordinated with 
UNRRA, an active agent in the 
latter. 



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THE ISSUE AT STAKE 

The thoughts of most of us are focused upon 
our nation-wide strikes and the Conference in 
London. In both ca^es, within a month after 
Wmld War II was over whatever wisdom men 
claim to have learned by the sacrifice and toil 
is being put to the test. The successful solu- 
tion of both will depend upon the intangible 
quality that is the hope of the world— cooper- 
ation. 

During the war men and nations realized 
how much they could do in all spheres of human 
relations through cooperation. They looked 
forward to the peace which they would ensure 
by their broader vision. They intended to 
plan it. Internationally they set out to create 
an iron-bound vehicle to guarantee future pros- 
perity. They found that they could form only 
a skeleton charter which may perform its pur- 
pose if filled with the cooperative will and 
determination of the nations, but which, with- 
out such cooperation, will be revealed as a 
mere bony framework. 

Nationally, we have not as yet created a 
charter for labor and industry. The War Labor 
Board is no longer functional. Labor Secre- 
tary Schwellenbach is at present attempting 
to answer the country's call f or immediate 
plans. But the most effective charter that labor 
and management can produce will not succeed 
without the will for cooperation of the men in- 
volved. In many of our present strikes such a 
will is lacking. 

It is sometimes difficult for Americans, bred 
in the spirit of the rights of the individual, to 
compiomiBe without seeming to relinquish their 
individual dignity. On the other hand, the 
world may have attained the point when men 
finally realize that no paper plan, no written 
ideals, can work without the heart of the men 
concerned included with them. 

At college we can realize on a small scale 
Ix. ih the difficulty in attaining, and the need 
for, the cooperation w£ pray for in the world. 

lie organization. As we apply to our indi- 
lual and college lives the issues at stake in 
the world around us, we m agthen values 

that must be preserved Cooperation is fun- 
damental among these. 



ARGENTINE FIGHTS FOR FREEDOM 

Democratic elements in Argentine have felt 
the heavy hand of mass arrest during the past 
week as the Farrell-Peron military dictator- 
ship temporarily smothered a popular rebellion. 
Participants in the iwni "March of Constitu- 
tion and Freedom" demonstration were first 
taken into custody, but the Argentine regime 
immediately widened its terrorism by seizing 
leading pre.-s and university officials. 

Students and university officials, represent- 
ing as they do the democratic stronghold in 
Argentine, were hardest hit by the government's 
policy of mass intimidation. It is significant that 
universities have called for an indefinite gen- 
eral strike in protest. 

Such a strike for freedom goes considerably 
beyond the kind of resistance of which we 
speak so glibly, when we speak of ''education 
in the fight for freedom," or "liberal arts and 
democracy." Peron has issued strict orders for 
the six national universities to cease their dis- 
obedience campaign, on pain of remaining 
closed for the rest of the year. Many have 
already been arrested; all face probable loss 
of a year's tuition and education. A small 
price to pay, we are tempted to say — but sup- 
pose Wellesley were asked to pay it. 

A virtual state of siege remains in force in 
Argentine. Free speech and open dissemina- 
tion of newspaper criticism from abroad has 
been halted. Although the number of arrests 
has fallen off, it is obvious that the govern- 
ment continues to count heavily upon its plan 
of discouraging liberal attacks. The present 
government in Argentine is controlled by Ger- 
man trained militarists. Until a few years ago, 
two Nazi generals were on the Argentine staff, 
and had access to all military secrete. And 
the United States invited this nation to San 
Francisco, ostensibly calmed by Argentine's 
assurances of democratic behavior. 

It is reported that the United States' official 
altitude towards Argentine is scheduled for in- 
tensive review. Our country must suspend 
political recognition of, and impose strict eco- 
nomic sanctions against, the Farrell-Peron 
regime. At the same time we must encourage 
the liberal (if admittedly leftist) elements 
wherever they are to be found. And we can- 
not pretend not to know what factions have 
9tood out for freedom of press and thought in 
this latest explosion. 



CONTINUED INTEREST 

In time of war it is quite natural for those 
who are fortunate enough to be allowed to 
continue their education to stop to consider 
the aims of a liberal education, and to ask 
themselves "What right have I to remain in 
college?" When men and women all over the 
world are dying for their ideals, it is inevitable 
that thinking students should be "stabbed broad 
awake" to examine their own ideals. In times 
of peace a continued interest in the aims of 
education is far less easy. We have slowed 
down our pace as a nation. We are tempted 
as individuals to feel that each decision which 
we make now is not so important as it was 
during the war. 

Last year when the Student Education Com- 
mittee submitted its analytical report to the 
college we were a nation at war. This year, 
the first postwar college year, the committee, 
reorganized to include the Student Curriculum 
Committee, will continue to consider both such 
immediate problems as the foreign language 
reading examination and the more general, 
long-range problems of education. Though 
their goal may be less clearly defined for them 
than it was during the war, the members of 
tin committee have not lost interest in the 
task before them. The Academic Council is 
now considering in detail the report of last 
year's commit! m ." 

Such continued interest is an encouraging 
sign in a post-war year. We await with in- 
terest the report of the Academic Council at 
the end of this semester. We wait with assur- 
ance that this plan, unlike so many others, in 
nation and in school, will not be "killed in 
committee " 




'Oh, Bob Always Loses His Balance When He Dances With 
His Eyes Closed" 



Beyond the Campus 



By Ginny Guild 




The virtue of Patience, from the 
proverb of the same name, will 
have a long, hard 
fight before it 
can prove that the 
London Confer- 
ence is not so dis- 
couraging as it 
seems. Some 
sources regard it 
as the sign that 
the United Na- 
tions cannot work 
together in peace- 
time. General 
distress has risen 
as the Big Five foreign ministers 
find more and more points of seem- 
ingly irreconcilable discord. 

At least some of the blame for 
this reaction can be laid at the 
feet of the comparatively over- 
whelming success of the San Fran- 
cisco conference and the Big 
Three and Big Five meetings 
which led up to this conference. 
Under the pressure of a common 
and yet-to-be-won objective, the 
participants of these gatherings 
found a way to agree on the ma- 
jor issues. This brought an eager 
optimism about the ability of five 
powerful and extremely different 
nations to agree on some of the 
world's most perplexing problems. 

The surge of popular support 
for international cooperation which 
resulted in the swift and almost 
unanimous acceptance of the 
United Nations charter by our 
Senate and the intense impatience 
for the postwar Utopia swept 
people into a fever of confidence 
in the smooth working of the 
charter. We happily declined to 
prepare ourselves for the bad 
snags in London. They might have 
been easier to understand had for- 
mer conferences been more turbu- 
lent. 

A Note of Cheer 

With the philosophy that we are 
fortunate not to have had worse 
failures — and before — , we may 
look with less anxiety upon the 
conferences in London. If we 
could bring ourselves down from 
clouds abruptly and firmly, we 
might look with wonder at the 
vast differences in political and 
economic ideology between all five 
of these great nations, the highly 
indivviualistic personalities in- 
volved, and the delicacy and com- 
plexity of the questions discussed. 
We might marvel at the amazing 
progress that has been made in 
previous conferences. The mere 
comparison of the attitude of our 
own country and that of Russia 
during the last postwar world 



strike a note of cheer into the 
London pessimism. 

Our concern, as opposed to our 
gloom, should not receive the 
same solace. We may try not to 
be discouraged, but we should 
hardly congratulate ourselves on 
the progress made since the last 
war and then leave it at that. We 
may learn now not to expect mira- 
cles, but we may also learn to 
expect the eventual triumph of in- 
ternational co-operation. 

Little News 

These meeting have been con- 
fusing and disillusioning to an 
anxious public partly because of 
their secrecy and partly because 
they constitute the first peace- 
time conference. The play-by- 
play reporting of the San Fran- 
cisco conference spoiled us. The 
reports on the London conference 
that were given out (and the se- 
crecy implied somehow that there 
were worse problems not released) 
seemed to be accounts of matters 
that had been taken up gingerly 
and then passed to the deputies 
because they were too touchy and 
difficult for the ministers at the 
moment. The urgency that pressed 
during the war had eased up and 
permitted such postponement 
Italy, Bulgaria, Rumania, and 
other topics of which we had been 
uneasily awaiting news were put 
off until more favorable days. 
Tendency Toward Blocs 

The most sickening report that 
has come out of the meetings has 
been the tendency toward a West- 
ern and an Eastern bloc. This 
would put Russia and Eastern 
Europe lined up in the old, we 
had thought out-moded, "balance 
of power" strategy against Brit- 
ain, France and the United States. 
This spectacle is said to be stout- 
ly abhorred by all powers. It is 
a certain way to war. 

The idea that two nations 
strong enough to destroy each 
other won't risk a war is becom- 
ing an obvious fallacy. In this 
proposal lies one of the most seri- 
ous dangers of accepting the re- 
sults of the London conference as 
seriously indicative of incompati- 
bility of the Big Five. 

If we assume because one meet- 
ing, the most difficult one, the first 
gathering after victory, did not 
end on a note of accord, that we 
are inevitably slipping into a line- 
up of two rival blocs instead of 
the international organization we 
want, we will be making a silly 
and criminal mistake. We can 
accept the relative failure of the 
London conference without being 
discouraged about the eventual 



and the present one ought to success of the United Nations. 



THE PEREGRINATING PRESS 




Two stay-at-home seniors are 
beside themselves with curiosity 
after overhearing part of an ani- 
mated conversation beneath their 
window Saturday night. The 
question under debate was "Who 
proposed to who?" . . . And who 
did propose to who? 

Perry had to chuckle when he 
saw a sophisticated Wellesley 
Senior trip and fall against Ann 
Starr's window in the Vil, set- 
ting off the burglar alarm which 
was still sounding off as she and 
her date made fast tracks for the 
Quad. 



Davis girls enjoyed the privi- 
lege of entertaining men in their 
rooms for the first time last Sun- 
day afternoon — in the manner 
prescribed by two pages of rules 
posted on the bulletin board. One 
item, however, was omitted, and 
the house president was forced 
to make an announcement at din- 
ner reminding everyone of the 
advisability of full attire. Perry 
subsequently overheard the new 
Davis slogan, "Keep your shirt 
on, it's Sunday." 



Jessner Calls Freedom 

Of Theatre Essential 

Koenigsberg Director New Head 
of Theatre Workshop 

by Patti Wood 



WELLESLEY COLLEGE NEWS, OCTOBER 4, 1945 



Miss Ball Brought By New Faculty 
Speaks On Foreign Experiences 
Conference 



"I am sincerely pleased," de- 
clared Barn's new director, Dr. 
Fritz Jessner, when asked for his 
first week's impression of Wel- 
lesley. "Discipline and human 
comradeship," Dr. Jessner says, 
"are the essentials for a dra- 
matic organization," and he is 
happy to find that Barn has an 
abundance of both. 

While working with Barn this 
year he hopes to produce one 
completely original script and to 
bring about a closer cooperation 
between dramatics and some of 
the other departments of the col- 
lege. Although Wellesley does 
not have a special department of 
dramatics as does Smith, where 
he has previously taught, the new 
director believes that in working 
for Barn students are given an 
excellent foundation in both the 
practical and theoretical sides of 
the drama. 

Born in Germany 
Dr. Jessner was a prominent 
director and producer on the Eu- 
ropean continent until 1940 when 
his political and religious views 
caused his banishment from Hit- 
ler's Third Reich. Born in Stolp, 
Germany in 1889, the new direc- 
tor of Barn at first seemed des- 
tined for a legal career but his 
interest in the stage proved too 
great to be cast aside and under 
the guidance of Max Reinhardt, 
he began a twelve-year period of 
acting. 

He became director and pro- 
ducer of the Municipal Theater 
in Koenigsberg in 1924 and pre- 
sented such classics as Shakes- 
peare's Hamlet and Macbeth, 
Schiller's Maria Stuart, and 
Goethe's Faust. Of these, Ham- 
let and Faust were his favorites 
—the production of Faust lasting 
from six in the afternoon to one 
in the morning. Thomas Mann 
has commented on the drama of 
that period: "Koenigsberg had an 
important cultural position to 
which the progressive and ener- 
getic Dr. Jessner largely con- 
tributed." 

Immigration to America 
,n£. ft< £ coming to America in 
1940, Dr. Jessner supervised dra- 
matics at Yale, worked with the 
Houston Little Theater, and 
taught at Smith; and last May 
he directed the very successful 
Haryard-Radcliffe production of 
Mitch Ado About Nothing. The 
latter was done with neither cur- 
tain nor footlights and was, Dr. 
Jessner believes, an ex periment 

Cos Club's President 
Announces 1st Meeting 

Jean Lamb '47, President of the 
Cosmopolitan Club, has announced 
the first meeting of the year. It 
will be a breakfast, held at Agora 
Sunday, October 7 at 9:30 a. m. 
for all members of the club. 

New officers for the organiza- 
tion are: Jean Lamb '47, Presi- 
dent; June Parker '47, Vice-Presi- 
dent; Gerda Lewis '48, Secretary; 
and Lillian Lee '48, Treasurer. 



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with important implications for 
the future of the drama. 

Displaying his versatility, Dr. 
Jessner turned temporarily from 
theatre producer to movie actor 
when he starred with such Nazi- 
persecuted refugees as Albert 
binstein and Thomas Mann in a 
short movie, New Americans 
Theatre Must Be Free 

Dr. Jessner finds that his ex- 
periences in America have pro- 
vided interesting contrast to his 
work on the continent. While he 
finds the American theatre very 
commercialized, and would like to 
see the emphasis shifted to the 
furthering of education and cul- 
ture, he is much in sympathy with 
the comedy and informal dialogue 
which characterize American 
drama. The theatre," he will 
tell you "should be the jester of 
mankind; in comedy lies the 
strength of America." Dr. Jess- 
ner's first production at Welles- 
ley incidentally will be a comedy 
—Noel Coward's hilarious Blithe 
Spirit. 

The most important contrast, 
however, according to Dr. Jess- 
ner results from the difference 
in iorm of government. The the- 
atre must be free from state con- 
trol. Art without freedom," he 
insists, "does not exist." 

•«S^ i e i aner d< * lares th *t he has 
enjoyed his work in America dur- 
ing the past five years immense- 

L ? e , h ! s , found the young act- 
ing talent "quick and easy to 
teach." We hope that Dr. Jess- 
ner will fi nd his work at iff* 

lejley both interesting and enjoy- 



Lecture to Treat 

Marriage Economics 

"Budgets" will be the topic of 
* ""' marriage lecture Oct 17 
at 4:40 p.m. in T.Z.E Miss 
Wyckoff of the Economics Depart- 
ments will speak. This is the 
first in a series of lectures open 
to seniors only, which will cover 
the following topics; "Biological 
Aspects of Marriage," "Obstet- 
rics," and "Adjustments." 


Mrs. Loomis- 

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from Caxton's 1st edition of 
Chaucer s Canterbury Tales print- 
ed probably in 1478, are among 
them. A rare manuscript of the 
Ellesmere Chaucer, the original of 
which is in the Huntington Library 
in California, will also be on ex- 
hibit. 

Mrs. Loomis' lecture is sponsor- 
ed by the Department of English 
Literature and is required for all 
Chaucer students. 



Says Charter Requires 
Cooperation of Big Five 

"The United Nations Organiza- 
tion depends quite frankly on the 
ability of the five great powers to 
stick together, to solve difficulties, 
and to reach common agreements," 
Miss Margaret Ball declared last 
Friday in Pendleton Hall at a lec- 
ture on the San Francisco Con- 
ference. Miss Ball, Associate Pro- 
fessor of Political Science, was a 
member of the International Secre- 
tariat of the Conference. Her lec- 
ture was sponsored jointly by 
Forum and the Department of 
Political Science. 

"The Charter is a compromise 
document," Miss Ball said, "a 
product of the joint thinking of 
able statesmen." It does not create 
a true world federation, for the 
world is not yet ready to establish 
this kind of organization. 

The major responsibility for the 
preservation of peace lies with the 
Security Council, Miss Ball de- 
clared. The veto power of the five 
permanent members of this Council 
was one of the most controversial 
measures considered at the Con- 
ference. In order to take action 
against an aggressor, a majority 
of seven votes on the Council is 
necessary. Five of these must be 
votes of the Big Five. "The only 
hope for the small powers to gain 
any strength on the Council 
will be experience with the new or- 
ganization which will persuade the 
Big Powers that they do not need 
the veto," Miss Ball added. 

Miss Ball emphasized the fact 
that the San Francisco Conference 
was not a peace conference, but 
rather had as its purpose the draft- 
ing of a charter. The procedure 
was expedited by the extensive 
preparations made beforehand. 
Many governments, for example 
had consulted other governments, 
and all had received texts of Dum- 
barton Oaks and had registered 
their comments. 

The International Secretariat, of 
which Miss Ball was a member, 
took care of the physical arrange- 
ments of the conference and work- 
ed with the technical committees 
which were the basic unit of the 
conference. The Secretariat trans- 
lated and distributed documents 
and records, and was equipped with 
a full staff of interpreters. The 
technical committees analyzed 
relevant sections of the Dumbarton 
Oaks agreements and summarized 
their findings in reports to the 
commissions. 



Many Have Had Training, 
Teaching on Continent 

Wide and varied are the inter- 
ests which characterize the new 
members of the faculty. That body 
can now boast of having among its 
associates an Eagle Scout, a one- 
time member of the State Depart- 
ment, the wife of a faculty mem- 
ber, and a Red Cross worker. 

The former State Department 
member, Miss Alone E. Evans, held 
the position of junior archivist and 
junior divisional assistant in the 
division of research and publica- 
tions while she was there As a 
result of this experience she de- 
termined to make international 
law her field of specialization and 
now is an instructor in Political 
bcience. Her work in the State 
Department consisted of doing re- 
search in foreign relations and 
acting as custodian of treaties and 
btate Department documents. Miss 
fcvans received both her B.A. and 
J?" m Duke University 
Miss Lora Bond, instructor in 
Botany, has great interest in the 
oirl Scout movement. After her 



freshman year at the University 
of Tennessee, from which she re- 
ceived her B.A., she met with 
scouts from Esthonia, Latvia, 
Egypt, and Austria. She has made 
several trips to Switzerland to dis- 
cuss the international aspects of 
the Scout movement. Miss Bond 
received her M.A. from Wellesley 
and her Ph.D. from the University 
of Wisconsin. She was an instruc- 
tor at the University of Tennessee 
and Dury College before coming to 
Wellesley. 

Imperialism in the 19th and 20th 
centuries in Europe is the special 
interest of Miss Alice R. Stewart, 
*". sector »n the Department of 
Du S r? ry " In connection with her 

titi?/ «S£ 8i8 f whi ? h is t0 be en- 
titled The Imperial Policy of Sir 

John A. Macdonald, First Prime 
Minister of Canada," she recently 
spent six months studying in Ot- 
tawa and Toronto. Miss Stewart, 
a native of Maine, received her 
B.A. from the University of Maine 
ner M.A. from Radcliffe, and then 
taught history in Maine high 
schools before returning to Rad- 
cliffe in 1942 to teach and study. 
(Continued on Page I>, Column U) 



Miss Coolidge to Do 
Reconstruction Work; 
Will Teach in Athens 

Taking part in the tremendous 
task of reconstruction in war- 
weary Europe, Miss Mary L 
V°,lr dg , e ' Processor of Philosophy 
at Wellesley on leave of absence 
will teach this year at Pierce Col- 
lege, temporarily situated in 
Athens. 

Hearing of the need of trained 
faculty through the president of 
Pierce college, Mrs. Catherine Mac- 
Elroy, Miss Coolidge decided to 
spend her Sabbatical leave helping 
to rebuild the college. It is uncer- 
tain what subjects she will teach, 
but her field will probably be in the 
social sciences. 

The buildings of Pierce College 
in Elleniko, Greece, were partly 
demolished by the Germans, and 
those that were left standing were 
taken over for use as a hospital for 
the German army in Greece. The 
college was then disbanded and its 
president, a mutual friend of Miss 
Coolidge and Miss Virginia Ondcr- 
donk, Assistant Professor of Philo- 
sophy, came to live in this country. 
She returned last year when the 
Allies liberated Greece. 

Miss Coolidge left the United 
States on August 23 and is prob- 
ably in Greece at this time al- 
though Miss Onderdonk has not yet 
heard from her. 



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leyites won distinction not only of 
being the largest delegation but 
of carrying the heaviest packs. 
Hearsay has it that a Tech man 
proposed to M. A. Barrows be- 
cause she could "carry such a 
heavy pack, and wield an axe." 

June Brundage, M. A. Barrows, 
Em Hobart, Nancy Meyers, Nancy 
Blair, Bev Ayres, Polly Whitaker, 
Babs Sittinger, and Nancy Plow- 
man started the trip off happily 
by losing their way in the woods 
at midnight. Looking back they 
suspect that sleeping in the open 
might have been more restful 
than sleeping in the lean-to, 
which was built to accomodate 
about five people comfortably, but 
held the entire Wellesley group 
plus two Radcliffe representa- 
tives. However everyone soon be- 
came accustomed to the familiar 
"One, two, three, now roll," and 
to waking up at dawn with a 
stray hand in her face. 

Unhindered by the rain, knee- 
deep Adirondack mud, and sixty- 
pound packs, enthusiasts scaled 
rocks, swung on floating bridges, 
and squeezed in between boulders. 
They climbed Mt. Marcy in the 
tail end of a hurricane, and ex- 
plored caves. Says June Brund- 
age, "It sounds painful, but we 
had a wonderful time!" And don't 
they always? Just ask them. 



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W. S. S. F. Wants Help 
For Europes Schools 

Colleges of Invaded Countries Need Equipment; 
American Aid Sought for Problems of Re-opening 

, , t __j e H.r momliiirt nf toiisfir* of the faSCiSt invaSI 



Student and faculty members of 
Christian Association and Service 
Fund heard M. Andre de Blonay 
of Geneva describe conditions in 
European colleges nt a meeting 
of the World Student Service 
Fund last Saturday at 1:30 in 
the Harvard Faculty Club. 

M. de Blonay, Executive Sec- 
retary of the WSSF. explained 
that the reopening of European 
colleges and universities at the 
conclusion of the war created 
problems which Americans can 
assist in solving. Students in in- 
vaded countries either studied in 
private, or pledged token support 
of the German regime and con- 
tinued their studies, or joined the 
resistance forces; most of the lat- 
ter group are now dead. 

One of the noticeable charac- 

Summer Jobs - 

(continued from page 1) 
an angel in the ballet sequence. 
"I'd never danced in ballet be- 
fore," she recalls. "Every one was 
out of step, including me, and the 
audience thought it was a perfect 
riot!" 

Having conducted a Beach and 
Play School on Lake Michigan in 
the suburbs of Chicago last sum- 
mer, Pat Zipprodt now "feels at 
home with the younger set" and 
regards the whole experience as 
"not only mutually-educational 
and lots of fun, but horribly lucra- 
tive as well." The children, ac- 
cording to Zip, "were from nice 
homes, but had the unfortunate 
habit of going under water for long 
periods of time and driving both 
me and my assistant slightly 
crazy." Zip conducted her school 
for eight weeks. She also went to 
Art School during the afternoons 
and studied Spanish in the even- 
ings. Finding this routine tire- 
some after three months, Zip went 
to Sleighton Farms near Philadel- 
phia, acting as a counselor for a 
"problem group" of Negro juven- 
ile delinquents. Sleighton Farms 
was started by the Quakers in 
1825 and is now partially govern- 
ment-run. The girls are sent to 
this institution by the Philadel- 
phia courts. 

Early in the summer Connie 
Ailing and her family sailed for 



teristics of the fascist invasions 
was the subjugation of schools. 
For example Polish universities 
were shut down; in Holland and 
Belgium the Germans eliminated 
books and teachers to the extent 
that the schools hardly existed in 
fact; and in Manila the univer- 
sity was levelled. M. de Blonay 
brought this message to America: 
Europe is grateful for what Amer- 
ica has done for her; after much- 
needed equipment and medical 
supplies are sent she hopes to 
solve her own problems; the 
French, impressed by the G.I., 
looks to America for salvation 
and hopes that the unifying pur- 
pose of the war will be carried 
efficiently into the postwar world. 
The WSSF was created by the 
(continued on page 6, column 5) 

Tangier aboard a Navy transport, 
"One of the most thrilling exper- 
iences," she says, "was crossing 
the Straits of Gibraltar in an 
American destroyer, the fii*st war- 
ship to enter the Port of Tangier 
since the opening of the war." 
Connie's father was in the State 
Department in Washington for 17 
years, and was given the post of 
Diplomat Agent in Tangier, on the 
tip of North Africa. The Amer- 
ican Legation here is in the old 
section of the Casbah. Tangier's 
population of 90,000 is mainly 
Arabian, although the Spanish 
number 18,000, the English 1500, 
and the Americans 50. Connie and 
Mr. Ailing spent three days in 
Casablanca and visited the his- 
toric site of the Churchill-Roose- 
velt conference. On August 28, 
Connie said good-bye to her family 
and boarded the Liberty Ship Wil- 
liam Paca. "Since the ship was 
under the control of the Merchant 
Marine," she stated, "I could go 
anywhere I liked. The skipper 
even let me steer the ship!" 

Maxine Bublitz took to the air 
last summer and now has a private 
pilot's license from the Embry- 
Riddle School of Aviation in Miami, 
Florida. Along with learning 
stalls and spins, Maxine attended 
ground school and learned meteo- 
rology, navigation, and the theory 
of flight. She already has sixty 
hours in the air. 




Adaptation Of 
Zola Novel 
Well Done 



For exciting proof that the 
Theatre Guild is still the most ac- 
complished as well as the most in- 
trepid producing organization in 
America, one had only to journey 
to the Plymouth Theatre during 
the past three weeks to see Thomas 
Job's Therese. Here, a play strong- 
ly lacking in finesse turns into an 
enthralling spectacle owing to su- 
perlative acting, skillful direction, 
and effective setting. 

As adapted by Thomas Job, the 
successful playwright of Uncle 
Harry, from Emile Zola's Therese 
Rcquin, Therese, though faulty in 
dramatization, has redeemed itself 
by proffering several Byronic act- 
ing roles. These roles, of Therese, 
Laurent and Madame Raquin, in 
their wide range of characteriza- 
tion, offer illimitable opportunities 
to any actor. Eva Le Gallienne, 
Victor Jory, and Dame May Whitty 
have not been slow to seize these 
opportunities. 

Miss Le Gallienne, as Therese, 
skillfully showed us first the ex- 
asperated wife, then the passionate 
lover and, finally, the broken 
woman. Every movemb.it she makes 
is charged with pictorial effective- 
ness. Victor Jory, too, makes the 
most of his role as the artist, 
Laurent. With Therese he surges to 
the heights of passion, then falls 
into despair. Together they fall 
untimately beneath the weight of 
self-inflicted retribution. 

Some mention must also be made 
of Dame May Whitty's Madame 
Raquin. Miss Whitty has warmly 
impersonated the kind, doting 
mother. Her extreme solicitude for 
a married son at times exasperates 
not only the son's wife, Therese, 
but the audience as well. Though 
her display of horror on discover- 
ing her son's murderers and her re- 
sultant hate for the guilty pair 
were effective, they were not so 
realistic as her former, more nat- 
ural mother love. 

The secondary characters tended 
to overplay their roles almost to the 
extent of creating caricatures. 
Berry Kroeger has suggested little 
more than the hypochondria of a 
peevish Camile. Averell Harris has 
expressed only the humor of In- 
spector Michaud, a man who de- 
clares, "Educate them all you like, 
they're still women." 

The stodgy, dTeary atmosphere 
of the Raquin living room, situated 
above the Millinery Shop, was ex- 
pertly set by Raymond Sovey. 
Even the stage lighting proved 
worthy of mention. Mainly defec- 
tive was a plot which from the 
first indicated so openly Therese's 
disregard for her husband and her 
passion for Laurent, that crime 
and punishment were inevitable. 
However, through the capable di- 



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Dr. Trewartha Opposes 
An Agricultural Japan 



"Japan is decades ahead of all 
other Asiatic nations and must 
rise again as an industrial 
power," Professor Glenn Tre- 
wartha, Chairman of the Geogra- 
phy Department of the University 
of Wisconsin, claimed in his lec- 
ture, "Japan's Geographic Foun- 
dation of Historic Power" in Pen- 
dleton Hall last Monday evening. 

Professor Trewartha divided his 
lecture to cover three aspects of 
Japan today: her position in a 
geographic sector of the world, 
her natural resources, and the re- 
lation between her geography, 
population and culture, empha- 
sizing the political and economic 
importance of each. 

Pointing out our tragic ignor- 
ance of the Orient, Dr. Trewartha 
stressed the necessity for study- 
ing Japan in order to solve the 
problem of maintaining peace in 
the Pacific. Since she was the one 
political unity in the Orient that 
commanded the respect of the 
Western powers before the war, 
Japan cannot be forced to become 
an agrarian nation again. 

"There is no question that 
Japan's chief national problem is 
supporting its increased popula- 
tion with poor natural resources," 
Dr. Trewartha continued. Japan 
depends on foreign countries for 
both raw materials and for mar- 



kets for manufactured products. 
Japan should be allowed access to 
resources but should be stripped 
of her empire to remove her mili- 
tary potentialities, Professor Tre- 
wartha believes. 

Japan must release her peas- 
ants, who set the standard of liv- 
ing for the country, from virtual 
"serfdom," continued Dr. Tre- 
wartha. A home market must be 
created by distributing to all 
classes the profits of industry 
which up to now have been con- 
trolled by a small group. 

"Both butter and guns" cannot 
be produced by a nation as lack- 
ing in resources as Japan. Pro- 
fessor Trewartha believes that by 
removing the possibility of gain 
by military power and raising the 
standard of living of Japan, the 
Allied Nations can direct the 
country into becoming a techni- 
cally advanced middle power. 

Dr. Trewartha has studied 
Japan extensively and has writ- 
ten several articles and two books, 
A Reconnaissance Geography of 
Japan and Japan, a Physical, 
Cultural, and Regional Geogra- 
phy on this subject. 

The next two lectures in this 
Mayling Soong Foundation series 
on Japan will be held October 15 
and 16. 



New Faculty - 



(continued from page S) 
Mrs. Philip Haring, Instructor 
in the Department of Philosophy, 
is a Red Cross worker in her free 
time. She received her B.A. from 
Bryn Mawr in 1942 and her M.A. 
from Harvard University. Mrs. 
Haring was an instructor at 
Wheaton College before coming 
here. 

"Why write about me? I am 
just a wife," asked Mrs. Jorge 
Guillen, French instructor in pub- 
lic life and wife of a Spanish pro- 
fessor in private life. Although 
teaching at Wellesley is a new 
experience for Mrs. Guillen, she 
has known the girls through the 
years as her husband's students 
and as friends of her daughter 
who graduated from Wellesley in 
1943. Mrs. Guillen was born and 
educated in France and taught her 
native language while living in 
Spain. 

Miss Elsa Liefled, instructor in 
German, comes to Wellesley with a 
rich background of foreign exper- 
ience. American born, Miss Lie- 
fled received her early education 
in Germany, where her father was 
an American consul. She took her 
B.A. at Teachers' College, Frei- 
burg Baden, Germany, and her M.A. 
at the University of Berne in Swit- 
zerland. Before going to Berne, 
Miss Liefled taught modem lan- 
guages for several years each in 
Germany, England and Switzerland. 

rection of Margaret Webster and 
the brilliant histrionics of Eva Le 
Gallienne, Victor Jory, and Dame 
May Whitty, Therese has sur- 
mounted this fundamental weak- 
ness and emerged with honors. 

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her Ph.D. abroad and then return 
to this country. "I felt," she said, 
"That a Ph.D. would be valuable 
over here." The war interrupted 
her plans, however, by making it 
imperative to return to America 
when the Germans marched into 
Czechoslovakia and Austria. For- 
eigners overseas felt it wise to re- 
turn to their own countries; and, 
Miss Liefled added, "Switzerland 
was eager for us to leave also. 
It did not want the responsibility 
involved in having us stay." 
Miss Liefled added to her already- 
nufJ hy list of de ^ r ees that of 
Ph.D from Boston University. 
5>ne has studied also at the Uni- 
versities of Berne, Lausanne and 
Geneva m Switzerland; at the Al- 
liance Francaise in Paris; and at 
the Teachers College and Conser- 
vatory , n Freiburg. Besides her 
wide experience teaching abroad, 
Miss Liefled has also taught at 
Boston University, Wheaton Col- 
SP'. an ? Lasell Junior College, 
tone has been an interpreter at the 
International Congresses held at 
Heidelberg, Copenhagen, Nice. 
Geneva and Berne 

In private life she is Mrs. Charles 
r. Sherman, wife of Professor Sher- 
m{ L n , of Boston University Law 
bchool. Professor Sherman has an 
international reputation as an ex- 
pert in his field of Rome and for- 
eign law. 



Economics Major Will 
Hear Functions of WLB 

Mrs, Blake McKelvey, Professor 
of Economics at Sarah Lawrence 
College, will speak of her past 
years experience with the War 
Labor Board panels in the Ro- 
chester, New York area, to the 
junior and senior economics majors 
at a dinner in the Recreation Build- 
ing October 8. She has entitled her 
speech "A Trial Balance Sheet of 
the National War Labor Board." 

Mrs McKelvey is a graduate of 
Wellesley. 



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WELLESLEY COLLEGE NEWS, OCTOBER 4, 1945 




German People Do Feel War Guilt; 
Their Future Uncertain, Gezork Says 

"It is simply not true that the _ _ 

Germans have no sense of guilt |H| ***mk.^ 

with regard to the tragedy that 
they have brought upon Europe 
and themselves," declared Mr. Her- 
bert J. Gezork, Lecturer in the |f| 
Department of Biblical History, 
addressing an audience in Pendle- 
ton Hall yesterday afternoon. 

"There is irrefutable and over- 
whelming evidence " he continued, 
"that even in the days of Hitler's 
greatest triumphs many Germans 
predicted that an order built upon 
the denial of all traditional values 
of Western civilization, upon race 
hatred and ruthless aggression, 
could not last. And many Ger- 
mans are deeply ashamed and hor- 
rified about the revelations of the 
ghastly conditions in the concen- 

Itration camps." 
Studies Conditions in Germany 
Dr. Gerzork was a member of a 
commission sent by the govern- 
ment to study conditions in the 
American zone of Germany dur- 
ing the summer. In yesterday's 
lecture, sponsored by the Depart- 
ment of Biblical History, he told 
of the contrasts between the 
countryside, practically untouched 
by the war, lovely as ever, and 
the cities, systematically bombed to 
destruction. Of these cities he 
said, "There is the silence of death 
in these sections; perhaps they 
will never be rebuilt." 

He told too, of the living con- 
ditions among the people, the dis- 
placed persons who either do not 
want to or have not yet been able 
to return to their homelands, of the 
German people who have lost their 
homes and must find new dwell 
ings, and of young children sep- 
arated from their parents. 
Outlook Grim 
In summing up the outlook for 
the German people, Mr. Gezork 
emphasized the difficult economic 
and political conditions which face 
the Reich, especially during the 
winter months. People are now 
living in cellars, under destroyed 
nouses, with no coal for fuel, and 



DR. HERBERT GEZORK 

practically nothing to eat. "Trains, 
arriving with evacuees from the 
East, are often carrying scores of 
passengers who died from hunger 
during the journey. Several mil- 
lions more are expected to die 
from starvation and cold during 
this next winter." 

Secondly, he stressed the uncer- 
tainty of Germany's political fu- 
ture. Mr. Gezork believes that it 
will be difficult for a unified poli- 
tical leadership to develop in Ger- 
many, because of the difference 
between the socialist and com- 
munist elements in Russian high 
administrative posts and the more 
conservative groups of the Western 
Allies. He predicted that "it is 
possible that Germany will fall 
apart into a number of pieces 
which will then become pawns in 
the game of power politics;" add- 
ing that it is "certainly not a 
hopeful omen for the future of 
Europe." 



War Fund- 

(Continued from Page 1) 
he said, in reference to the atomic 
bomb, the glory of which will be 
admired by future generations 
while i.ts horror must be felt in 
our time. "The only force we 
have to match the destruction of 
the atomic bomb," said Mr. Weeks, 
"is the cohesion of men and women 
in a community to make their 
community and their nation 
stronger." 

Mrs. Waitstill Sharp, who has 
recently returned from Czechoslo- 
vakia to aid the National War 
Fund drive, also addressed the 
people of Wellesley. Describing 
conditions in the Sudetenland as 
"desperate," she told of the 18,000 
orphaned children in Prague alone, 
of the shattered villages, and the 
alarming lack of food and clothing. 
Desperate Conditions 
"Ideas," said Mrs. Sharp, "must 
be demonstrated by deeds. If the 
Nazis have shown their ideas by 
one kind of deed, then Americans 
must show them by another." If 
all the money allotted to Europe 
from the proceeds of this drive 
were given to Czechoslovakia, she 
said, it would serve only to give 
each starving child one cup of 
milk a day for three months. But 
although we cannot entirely cure 
these conditions, she continued, we 
can in our contribution "interpret 
the great American spirit." 

"It takes three days to fly from 



Prague to LaGuardia field," said 
Mrs. Sharp. "But Prague is six 
years away." Having been so long 
subjected to German tyranny and 
misinformation, she said, the 
Czechoslovaks are begging the 
United States today to re-establish 
our contact with them. 

Although she can testify that 
UNRRA has been at work in 
Czechoslovakia, Mrs. Sharp says 
that the conditions in that country 
are beyond any immediate repair. 
The greatest shortage in Europe 
today, she said, is that of trans- 
portation, for railroads, bridges, 
boats, and trucks, were one and 
all sacrificed by Czecholovakia in 
this war. As for the shortage of 
food, the Czechs have no ploughs 
with which to till the fields so 
long untended, no horses or oxen 
to pull the ploughs tf they had 
them, no tools to do the work by 
hand, and again, no ready trans- 
portation to bring the food from 
the places where it is now rotting. 
Clothing Problem 
Mrs. Sharp described children 



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COLONIAL THEATRE 



Thurs.. FrL, Sat. Oct. 4-5-6 

Gary Copper - Loretta Young 

"ALONG CAME JONES" 

James Dunn • Sheila Ryan 

"CARIBBEAN MYSTERY" 

Sun., Man. Oct. 7-8 

Fred MucMiirray - Lynn Bari 

"CAPTAIN EDDIE" 

Jack Oakie - Peggy Ryan 

"THAT'S THE SPIRIT" 

Tium., Wed. Oct. 9-10 

Claudelte Colbert 
Warren Williams 

"IMITATION OF LIFE" 

HiiiK Crosby - Joan Blondell 

"EAST SIDE OF HEAVEN" 



CIRCLE THEATRE 



7 Dig Days, starting Oct. 4 

Gary Cooper 
Loretta Young 

"ALONG CAME 
JONES" 

and 
Phyllis Thaxter 
Edmond Gwenn 

"BEWITCHED" 



Extra — Monday Night Only 

Oct. 8th, Sneak Preview of 

Big Hollywood Feature plus 

Gary Cooper, L. Young, 

"ALONG CAME JONES" 



Vogue Proffers 
Fashion Career 
In Prix de Paris 

News has received ar. announce- 
ment from Vogue concerning its 
annual career contest, the Prix de 
Paris. This contest offers job op- 
portunities to girls interested in 
editorial work, advertising, mer- 
chandising and fashions. All con- 
testants, whether or not they win, 
are introduced to leading stores, 
advertising agencies and business 
concerns throughout the country. 

Miss Patricia Blake of Smith, 
who won second prize last year 
and is now a Junior Fashion Edi- 
tor on I ogm, will be at Wellesley 
on Wednesday, October 10, to speak 
to all seniors who are interested 
in the Prix. There will be a group 
meeting at 4:30 in the Recreation 
Building Lounge, and all seniors 
are invited to attend. Those plan- 
ning to come should notify Miss 
Rapp in the Placement Office as 
soon as possible. The Placement 
Office has on file all copies of 
Vogue in which the Prix de Paris 
querries appear. They may be 
lised by all seniors who are in- 
terested in the contest. 

wearing thin cotton clothes in cold 
weather, and the many persons 
who are for want of other cover- 
ing still wearing the striped gar- 
ments issued in German concen- 
tration camps. "If we send 
clothing to them," she said, "they 
can be helped to forget what those 
striped uniforms have meant/' 
She also told of watching the 
Czechs opening bundles of cloth- 
ing from the United States, and 
stressed again the importance of 
continuing the clothing drive. 

Thi,s is Mrs. Sharp's third trip 
from Europe. She was in Czecho- 
slovakia in 1938 when the Ger- 
mans came. In 1940, when the 
Nazis swept into France, she was 
in that country working with the 
French underground, and assist- 
ing the escape of many refugees. 
Her husband is overseas as field 
director of the American Unita- 
rian Service Committee. In a 
telegram to the rally he said, 
"Let Wellesley lead Greater Bos- 
ton, and let Boston lead the na- 
tion." The Sharps' home is in 
Wellesley. 

Fund Quota 
Mr. Michael T. Kelleher, Cam- 
paign Chairman of the Greater 
Boston United War Fund was first 
to address the members of the 
community. Asking the people of 
Wellesley to face this drive with 
the same courage with which they 
had faced the war, he named the 
quota of $7,750,000 for the Greater 
Boston area. 

Mr. Kelleher said that there 
were 288 charitable institutions 



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Eves, at 7:45 - Mais, at 2:15 



Now Showing 
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"VALLEY OF DECISION" 

— also— 
THE MARCH OF TIME 



Fri.-Tues. October 5-9 

Bette Davis 

"THE CORN IS GREEN" 

— also — 
Tom Conway in 

"TWO O'CLOCK COURAGE" 

Beginning Wednesday 

"ALONG CAME JONES" 

and "MEDAL FOR BENNY" 



JDe Messieres Reports Culture 

Active in Haiti, Martinique 



by Polly Piatt 



ST. GEORGE 

SUNDAY CONTINUOUS 1:30-11 
MATS. 8 EVES. 6:30 - LAST SHOW 8 



NOW PLAYING 
Perry Ann Garner - Allyn Joalyn In 

"JUNIOR MISS" 

James Dunn - Sheila Ryan In 

"CARIBBEAN MYSTERY" 



WEEK OCTOBER 7-13 
SUN. thru WED. 

Betty Hntton - Arturo DcCordova In 

"INCENDIARY BLONDE" 

—Plus- 
Harry Carey - Paul Kelly In 

"CHINA'S LITTLE DEVILS" 



THURS.-PRI.-SAT. 
Gene Tlcrney - John Hodlak In 

"A BELL FOR AD0NA" 

—PlUS- 
Noah Beery. Jr. - BonlU Granville In 

"BEAUTIFUL CHEAT' 



"Their intellectual spirit is their 
most striking characteristic," de- 
clared M. Rene de Messieres, Pro- 
fessor of French, reporting on his 
observations of the people of Haiti 
and Martinique. Giving experi- 
mental examinations, conferences 
and lectures on poetry and philo- 
sophy, M. de Messieres traveled 
extensively in the French West In- 
dies last summer. 

In describing Haiti, M. de Mes- 
sieres stated that although an in- 
dependent republic since the French 
Revolution. Haiti has preserved its 
French tradition. The middle class, 
deeply interested in their mother 
country, speak flawless French and 
frequently attend French plays, in- 
cluding Jean de la Lune and Le 
Mystere de Jeanne D'Arc. In ad- 
dition, he observed, they are alert, 
refined, liberal in thought and in 
action. 

"The peasant population of Haiti, 
on the other hand," he remarked, 
"is a backward class. They travel 
only by foot or by horse. (M. de 
Messieres related that he was ob- 
liged to ride a horse for six hours 
to attend the opening of a model 
farm school.) They have kept their 
ancient superstitious beliefs. The 
brutal, primitive voodoo religion 
is the faith by which they live 
and the rites and witchcraft em- 
bodied in it are their code. More- 
over, voodoo appeals to many edu- 



cated and intelligent Haitians, to 
whom it is a philosophy represent- 
ing a bond with the earth. 

Culture in Martinique, a French 
colony where the inhabitants are 
French citizens, is of great im- 
portance, according to M. de Mes- 
sieres. Only twenty miles wide 
and thirty long, its relatively large 
population of 200,000 includes 45,- 
000 students, 305 of which are can- 
didates for the French baccalau- 
reat. Both witty and intelligent, 
they are educated in art, literature, 
music, and philosophy. 

The economic situation, although 
good in Haiti, i s "desperate" in 
Martinique, M. de Messieres de- 
clared. Because of poor transpor- 
tation facilities to other countries, 
there are no imports or exports. 
Large amounts of sugar, bananas, 
pine apple, coconuts and vegetable 
must remain in Martinique; the 
island has little fish and no way 
of obtaining meat. Above all, the 
country is not industrialized. Forks, 
shoes, cloth, bottles and furniture 
are therefore irreplacable. Mar- 
tinique is now undertaking to de- 
velop the island commercially. 

M. de Messieries feels that his 
greatest gratification from the trip 
lay in the enthusiastic reception 
he received from the natives, who, 
after one of his lectures, stopped 
him on the street and begged him 
to write down the verses he had 
quoted. 



aided by the National War Fund 
in Greater Boston, and described 
among these the Children's Hos- 
pital, the Community Workshop, 
and the House of the Good Sa- 
maritan. 

The program was terminated 
with a short play in three scenes, 
entitled "Now is the Time," which 
is the Boston slogan in the War 
Fund drive. Mr. Albert Wohl, Mr. 
and Mrs. Gordon Leach, Peter 
Wohl, and Susan Leach, played 
the parts of a War Fund can- 
vasser and the family which he 
interviews. 

Mrs. Horton gave a short talk 
welcoming the citizens of Welles- 
ley to the college campus. Be- 
cause she was "still in the Navy 
at heart," she said that she was 
speaking not entirely for Welles- 
ley College, but "on behalf of the 
women who have been relieving 
the men to fight, and therefore in 



behalf of the men without whose 
fighting this war could never have 
been won." The WAVES, she 
said, have been beneficiaries of the 
kind of program sponsored by the 
various commun.'iies in the Na- 
tional War Fund Drive. Mr. 
Frank R. Shaw, Wellesley repre- 
sentative in the Greater Boston 
drive, introduced the speakers on 
the program. 

Margie Torbert *46, played the 
violin in a short introductory pro- 
gram of music. Selections in- 
cluded "Melodic," by Tschaikow- 
sky, "Cavatina," by Raff, "Tempo 
Diminuetto" by Kxeisler, and "Ga- 
votte" by Gossec. Mrs. William 
H. Vogler of Wellesley Hills was 
her accompanist. 

o 

Perry is proud of the Fresh- 
man who, when asked how many 
overnights were permitted week- 
ly, responded, "Up to ten." 



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STAGE 

The Assassin new Irwin Shaw drama with Frank Sundstrom 
in lead. Oct. 1 through Oct. 13 PLYMOUTH 

The Ballet Theatre. This week only SHUBERT 

Spring in Brazil with Milton Berle. Superb new 

musical SHUBERT 

Mr. Cooper's Left Hand with Stuart Erwin and 

Katharine Alexander. Final week WILBUR 

Boston Symphony starts its season this Friday and Saturday 

IN PROSPECT 

"The Winter's Tale," second THEATRE GUILD production. 

"Beggars are Coming to Town" with Paul Kelly, Luther Adler, 
Dorothy Comingore. Opening Oct. 8 for two weeks 

Gilbert and Sullivan begin a two week repertoire on Oct. 8 

"The Rugged Path," new play by Robert Sherwood, starring 
Spencer Tracy. Opening Oct. 15 for two weeks 

"Oklahoma," opening Oct. 22 for eight weeks — through Dec. 15. 
Cast announced later 

"The Secret Room" with Moss Hart directing. Eleanor Men- 
delssohn and Grace Coppin in leading roles. Opening Oct. 22 

"Strange Fruit" on Oct. 20. Lilian Smith's dramatization of 
her celebrated novel 

WELLESLEY THEATRE TICKET AGENCY 

WELLESLEY THRIFT SHOP 

34 Church Street Wellesley 

Open Daily 9:30 to 5:30, except for the 

lunch hour, 11:45 to 12:45 

Tickets ordered for all Boston theatres and events at Symphony Hall. 
25c service fee charged on each ticket 



WELLESLEY COLLEGE NEWS, OCTOBER 4, 1945 



Mrs. Horton Outlines 
Dual Purpose of C. A. 



"Christian Association focuses 
the attention of the college upon 
the religious purposes shared by 
the majority of the people at Wel- 
lesley," stated Mrs. Horton at the 
C.A. mass meeting in Pendleton 
Hall on September 26. 

Speaking particularly to active 
members, Mrs. Horton pointed out 
two respects in which C.A. per- 
forms functions neglected by other 
campus organizations. The first 
of these purposes is the social 
service work in hospitals and nur- 
sery schools around Boston. "Such 
services," the President stated, 
"are keeping alive the highest 
ideals of our society." 

A second function of C.A., Mrs. 
Horton asserted, is to help us 
realize the importance of religion 
in our daily lives. The President 
pointed out that since its founding, 
Wellesley has been an institution 
dedicated to Christian ideals. 

Kay Warner, president of C.A., 



then explained the machinery of 
the organization and introduced 
the members of the Board. Wel- 
lesley's Association is part of the 
World Student Christian Federa- 
tion and the New England Stu- 
dent Christian Movement. The 
Board, which is the governing 
body of the organization includes: 
Miss Virginia Onderdonk and 
Mr. Herbert Gale, faculty advisers; 
Elinor Peck '46, Vi^e-President, 
and adviser to the Upperclass 
Council; Virginia Beach '47, ad- 
viser to the Freshman Council; 
Margot Downing '47, Secretary and 
Head of "Office Dogs"; Sally Pow- 
ell '48, Treasurer; Eleanor Stone 
'46, Head of Reconstruction; Phyl- 
lis Roberson '46, Head of Worship; 
Nancy Potter '46 and Margery 
Spindler '46. Heads of Social Serv- 
ice; Mary Alice Cary '48, Head of 
Conference Committee; Carol 
Southworth '46, Head of Christmas 
Bazaar; Hope Freeman '47, Head 
of Publicity. 



Library Aquires Many New Books, 
Majority Found In Fireside Alcove 



Many new books, including 
novels, plays, poetry anthologies, 
and reports on the war, have been 
added to the library's shelves 
during the summer. The majority 
of the new books may be found in 
the Fireside Alcove and may be 
taken out for two weeks. 

Among the looks concerned with 
the war are: 

Before Final Victory, Speeches 
by Chiang Kai-Shek. 

Doctors at War, Morris Fish- 
bein. 

Surrender on Demand, Varian 

Fry. 

These are the Russians, Richard 
E. Lauterbach. 

Public Journal; Marginal Notes 
on Wartime America, Max Lerner. 

Germany, Russia, and the Fu- 
ture, J. T. MacCurdy. 

Japanese Militarism, John M. 
Naki. 

Up Front, Bill Mauldin. 

They Change Their Skies, Letitia 
Osborne. 

Power in the Pacific, Capt. Ed- 
ward Steichen. 

The Best From Yank. 

American Guerrilla in the Philip- 
pines, Ira Wolfert. 

There is also a large group of 
excellent recent books on the prob- 
lems of international understand- 
ing and world peace. Included in 
this group are: 

The Great Decision, James T. 
Shotwell. 

The Fighting Liberal, George 
W. Norris. 

An Uncommon Man — Henry 
Wallace and 50 Million Jobs, Frank 
Kingdom. 

The Basis of Lasting Peace, 
Herbert Hoover and Hugh Gibson. 

Tell the People, Pearl Buck. 

Born Free and Equal, Ansel 
Adams. 



I Remember Mama, John Van 
Druten. 

Introducing Modern Poetry, W. 
G. Bebbington. 

The Collected Poetry of W. H. 
Auden, Auden. 

poetry volumes with the follow- 
ing: 

A Bell For Adano, dramatiza- 
tion by Paul Osborn. 

Anna Lucasta, Philip Jordan. 

The library has added to its col- 
lection of plays, biographies, and 

On a Note of Triumph, Norman 
Lewis Corwin. 

Li t Us Consider One Another, 
Josephine Lawrence. 

Alexander Woolcott, His Life 
and His World, Samuel H. Adams. 

Enrico Caruso, His Life and 
Death, Dorothy Caruso. 

The Builders of the Bridge, D. 
B. Steinman 

Carrie Chapman Catt, Mary 
Gray Peck. 

There are many other new addi- 
tions to the Fireside Alcove too 
numerous to list, but browsing 
readers Will find them waiting to 
be enjoyed. A ffcrw on the list are: 

The Best is Yet, Morris Leopold 
Ernst. 

Tahl, Jeremy Ingalls. 

Home to India, Santha Rama 
Rau. 

The Ballad and the Source, Rosa- 
mond Lehmann. 

Fall of the Kings, Johannes 
Jensen. 

The City of the Trembling 
Leaves, Walter Van Tilburg Clark. 

Pleasant Valley, Louis Brom- 
field. 

The Devious Way, Theodore 
Morrison. 

The Folded Leaf, William Max- 
well. 

Elizabeth is Missing; or, Truth 
Triumphant, Lillian De La Torre. 



Around the Vil 

Hi there! Welcome to Welles- 
ley. Now's the time for all wise 
Freshmen to trot off to the 'Vil and 
see what a wondei*ful place down- 
town Wellesley is. 

One of the first places to stop 
is HILL AND DALE. You could 
have a good time just peering 
through the huge new glass win- 
dows at the inside. But HILL AND 
DALE wants you to come in and 
see the remodeling job. It's really 
scrumptious, not to mention all the 
clothes they have inside. Just the 
things every Fi-eshman needs. 

And don't forget that whenever 
you have to dash somewhere LE 
BLANC TAXI will see that you 
get there right on time. They've 
been toting Wellesley girls for 
longer than we can remember and 
they haven't missed a train yet. 
Call WELLESLEY 1600. 

All well informed Freshmen 
should know that B. L. KARTT 
will do their dry cleaning in four 
short days. All the work is guar- 
anteed and the work he does on 
furs is nothing short of miraculous. 
There's no sense of trucking your 
furs off to Boston when you can 
have the work done better here. 

While you're on your shopping 
tour be sure not to miss GROSS 
STRAUSS. Every upperclassman 
knows that GROSS STRAUSS has 
been catering to campus musts for 
many years. This year they are 
again prepared to outfit you with 
exclusive styles. They have a 
dazzling collection of wool dresses 
of outstanding quality. And don't 
overlook their Dunhill compacts, 
photo folders, and billfolds. All of 
real leather. Their kerchiefs are 
another wonderful item. GROSS 
STRAUSS is well known as the 
friendly shop. Be sure to go in 
and look around. 

Does your room have that "not 
quite complete look" which so 
many rooms are cursed with. If it 
does then HUNTER'S is the place 
to go. Their collection of stuffed 
animals will add the finishing 
touch to any and all rooms. The 
prize of their collection is a very 
droll "leaping lena" kangaroo of 
Wellesley blue. When you're in 
don't overlook the very pugnacious 
bull dogs and skittish colts. They 
also have a very gay bull which 
will be the envy of all your friends. 
Hey there, don't be a tortoise. 
Only a tortoise could be so slow 
as to be overtaken by October 15. 
Any Freshman or upperclassman 
who's minding her "P's" and 
"Q's" knows that October 15 is the 
last day to mail Christmas presents 
overseas. HATHAWAY HOUSE 
has neatly solved the problem of 
what to send. They have a large 
selection of books suitable to send 
to that man over there. And what's 
more, all you have to do is pick the 
books out. They will mail them 
for you. 

There comes a time in every Wel- 
lesley girl's life when the pinch of 
finances besets her. Fortunately 
we have a guardian angel in the 
form of the CANDLEWICK 
CABIN. This establishment is 
Wellesley's community furniture 
and clothing exchange. Located at 
473 Washington street near the 
Ford Motor Company, they will buy 
any or all of your excess clothing 
and furniture. It's a marvelous 
place to go. Be sure to drop over. 
If you find yourself in a tangle 
of string and wrapping paper which 







Kay Warner Leads 
First Senior Chapel 
Carreau Talks Today 

Kay Warner '46, President of 
Christian Association, conducted 
the first student chapel service of 
the college year Thursday, Septem- 
ber 27. The second senior 
traditionally leading Wellesley's 
Thursday morning chapel was 
Suzanne Carreau, President of Col- 
lege Government, who spoke this 
morning. 

The list of other speakers sched- 
uled for the first half of this se- 
mester is led by Nancy Dunn, 
Senior Class President, October 11. 
Patricia Smith, Chairman of 
House Presidents' Council, will 
lead chapel October 18; Elinor 
Peck, Vice-President of C. A., Oc- 
tober 25; Virginia Groff, House 
Chairman of Severence, November 
1; and Irene Peterson, Head of 
Service fund, November 8. 
o 

Joan Barker 9 47 
Elected Barn's 
New Vice President 

Joan Barker '47 has been elect- 
ed to the vice-presidency of Barn- 
swallows, a position left vacant 
by the withdrawal from college 
of Peggy Keeney ex-'47. 

Active in Barn on the lighting 
committee of which she was to 
have been chairman this year, 
Joan will assume her duties as 
head of the acting committee at 
the Barn tea and ticket rally on 
Thursday, October 11, at the Rec 
Building. 

results from the futile attempt to 
send large packages home COL- 
LEGE TAXI are the people for 
you. They will crate or pack any 
items at a very nominal fee. Bet- 
ter look them up and save your 
time, energy, and good temper. 

Robes! Robes! Robes! MAKAN- 
NA'S has what is known as a 
simply super selection. There are 
very dainty, but practical blue and 
pink robes with a pastel floral print 
as well as handsome navy blue 
flannel ones. If you need this in- 
dispensable item pop into MAK- 
ANNA'S. Their selection can't be 
beaten. 

Last but certainly not least be 
sure to pay a visit to FRASER'S 
in Wellesley Hills. You don't know 
what really lovely flowers are un- 
til you've been over to FRASER'S. 
They have a wonderful selection of 
flowers for your room. Gladioli 
and roses are just right for now 
as are pompons in all fall shades. 
Just call FRASER'S and tell them 
to send flowers over. They also 
telegraph flowers. 



College Notes 

Engaged 

Marilyn Bullock '4Q to H. Gordon 
\ oorhles, Hai vard ' i-'. 

Judith St Clair '46 to Dr. Paul 
ker, L.t. u > i SNR, West- 
em Rcj erve Qnlversltj 

Lola Robinson 'it to Col. A, David 
Ru ell, 1 ale '46W, LTSAAF 

Alice BlmiiiiKhiuu "4'i to l»r. denies 

Colburn, Bowdoin College, Boston 
Univen Itj Medical School. 

Dorothj Rose '48 to Douglas Greg- 
ory, Navj Hospital Corps. 

Virginia Berrj '41 bo Lt. Hartley 
Luse, USAAF 



WSSF- 

(Continued from Page U) 
National Intercollegiate Christian 
Association Council in 1937 after 
war broke out in China. The aim 
was to provide money for rehabil- 
itation of students by supplying 
books and equipment, and by re- 
building bombed-out schools. Lit- 
tle publicity has attended the ac- 
tivities of the organization since 
much of the work must of neces- 
sity be done discreetly for the 
physical safety of the students. 

The quota to be raised this year 
has been set at two million dol- 
lars, with a United States quota 
of one million dollars. Last year 
the Wellesley College Service 
Fund contributed $625 to the 
WSSF but this year's amount will 
be increased in accordance with 
the national quota. 

Representing Wellesley at the 
Saturday meeting of twenty New 
England preparatory schools and 
colleges to discuss ways and 
means of raising this quota were 
Kay Warner, Sally Powell, Hope 
Freeman, and Mr. Herbert Gale 
of Christian Association, and 
Irene Peterson, Lucy Peaslee, Pat 
Brown, Mrs. Louise Wilson, Miss 
Ruth Michael, and Dr. Paul Leh- 
mann of Service Fund. 



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candles go out, and you can't march 
with your best friend because you 
can only find 'singles' in each row, 
but it's wonderful." 

Last year, the custom was start- 
ed of having each step singing built 
around a special theme, such as 
"Oklahoma Night," and "Stephen 
Foster Night." Although no definite 
plans have as yet been laid for the 
spring season, that custom will be 
continued. Chappie is also inter- 
ested in featuring specialty groups, 
such as the Harvard Octet and 
the Wellesley, "Three Quarts 
and a Pint," of last year. If any 
such groups are now flourishing on 
campus, she suggests they get in 
touch with her in Munger. 

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